[Influence of socioeconomic and nutritional factors on the evolution to complications in children hospitalized with pneumonia].

Abstract

BACKGROUND To study the relationship between socioeconomic factors, nutritional status, evolution and complications in children with pneumonia. METHODS A prospective, descriptive study on 85 children hospitalized with pneumonia from April 1999 to November 2000. RESULTS Complications occurred in 31.8% children; of these, 26.6% - respiratory insufficiency… (More)

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